The Guardian's Peter Bradshaw was less receptive to the film, saying: "It's an entertaining spectacle but the brilliant tonal balance in something like Jordan Peele's satire Get Out leaves this looking a little exposed".
Pre-production on the film began as events in Charlottesville took place previous year and Peele said the timing couldn't be any more "urgent" for this story to be told.
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'Gotham' renewed at FOX for fifth and final season
The show premiered in 2014 and had several creative ups and downs, but found its footing by midway through the second season. The pickup comes after Fox canceled fellow DC Comics-inspired Warners drama Lucifer after three seasons.
The renowned filmmaker's provocative project, which the teaser assures is "based upon some fo' real, fo' real s-", tells the remarkable true story of Ron Stallworth (John David Washington), who became Colorado Springs' first black detective in the early 1970s.
Set in the early 1970s, the film follows Stallworth (played by John David Washington of HBO's "Ballers") as he tries to make his mark on the force by undertaking a unsafe mission to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan.
The audience broke out in applause a half-dozen times during the film's Monday night premiere, followed by four minutes of applause during the credits and a six-minute standing ovation.
Bale hits brace as Real Madrid put six past Celta Vigo
Bale put the burners on to race on to a through ball from Luka Modric and fire his side into the lead with a thumping low finish.
"Lee will surely be a strong contender for the Cannes best-director prize and he may even bag the Palme d'Or, the festival's top honour", the publication said. It stars Denzel Washington's son, John David Washington, alongside Adam Driver and Topher Grace, who plays David Duke.
BlacKkKlansman will be released in the United States on 10 August and in the UK on 24 August.
Girl, 5, dragged away by bear outside her home
The incident happened in east Orchard Mesa, which is just south of Grand Junction on the other side of the Colorado River. Mike Porras of CPW said later Sunday morning her condition was upgraded to fair condition.